Attorney General Bondi's Weekly Briefing
Hurricane Irma will strike Florida this weekend. People in mandatory evacuation areas need to leave now. Those not ordered to leave should be prepared with an evacuation plan and enough food, water, fuel, batteries and other necessary supplies to stay safe.
We will not tolerate anyone taking advantage of Floridians trying to evacuate or buy supplies to protect their families. That is why I activated my Price Gouging Hotline and have operators assisting Floridians this weekend. The hotline is receiving thousands of calls, and I am personally reviewing complaints and calling businesses to help protect Floridians during this crisis.
I will be working with our operators and investigators this weekend and throughout this storm to protect Floridians. Safety is our number one concern. If anyone suspects price gouging on essential storm-related supplies they should call my hotline at (866) 9NO-SCAM. If calling from an out-of-state number, dial (850) 414-3990 or file a complaint online at MyFloridaLegal.com.
Please do everything in your power to stay safe and protect your family. Irma is a deadly storm—property can be replaced, you only have one life.
In The News
Florida AG Pam Bondi vows to destroy Hurricane Irma price gougers, Fox Business
Fla. Attorney General calls price gouging 'disgusting' ahead of Hurricane Irma, ABC Action News
Attorney General Bondi calls 7-Eleven bottled water prices 'shameful', WFTS ABC Action News
Pam Bondi publicly rips price gougers, Tampa Bay Times
Florida AG Pam Bondi responds to price gouging, water prices on Amazon before Irma, WFLA
Hurricane Irma price gouging: Bondi rips ‘disgusting’ $100 water charge, Palm Beach Post
Price Gouging Is Already an Issue in Florida As Hurricane Irma Draws Near, Money Magazine
As Irma Approaches, Florida AG Launches Price-Gouging Hotline, Public News Service
Attorney General Pam Bondi joining Governor Rick Scott at the Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center Friday to brief the media as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida.
Attorney General Bondi briefing reporters Wednesday at her Price Gouging Hotline call center in Tallahassee. To watch the full briefing on the Florida Channel, click here.
Attorney General Bondi at the Price Gouging Hotline call center in Tallahassee working with her staff to review complaints and contact businesses.
Attorney General Bondi in Tampa on Thursday evening, updating reporters about the latest price gouging complaints.
Attorney General Bondi is keeping Florida’s Price Gouging Hotline open this weekend to assist consumers trying to purchase storm-related items.
Picture outside the Attorney General's Office in the State Capitol Friday.
Price Gouging Hotline call center operators talking to consumers and taking complaints in Tallahassee.
Attorney General staff volunteers at the Price Gouging Hotline call-back center in Tampa.
Attorney General Bondi was in Washington D.C. earlier this week visiting with President Donald J. Trump and discussing Hurricane Irma and the national opioid epidemic.
Vice President Mike Pence swearing in Dr. Jerome Adams as the United States Surgeon General. Attorney General Bondi attended the swearing-in ceremony earlier this week and congratulates Surgeon General Dr. Adams on his new leadership role.